String And Bow Festival: Kali Z./Hilliard Greene Duo Tue Aug 23 7:00PM at Cornelia Street Cafe


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August 22, 2005

To: Listings/Critics/Features From: JAZZ PROMO SERVICES Press Contact: JIM EIGO, [email protected]

Cornelia Street Cafe 29 Cornelia Street Greenwich Village, NY 10014

Tel: 212-989-9319 Fax: 212-243-4207 Web: corneliastreetcafe.com

between West 4th and Bleecker Sts, Greenwich Village 1,9 Subway to Sheridan Square; A, C, E, B, D, F to West 4th St.

“a culinary as well as a cultural landmark" Mayoral Proclamation, City of New York 1987

Tue Aug 23 STRING AND BOW FESTIVAL: KALI Z./HILLIARD GREENE DUO (Kali Z., cello; Hilliard Greene, bass) “Kali Z. blends cultures and tones...It's world music as constant rapture." Ben Ratliff, The NEW YORK TIMES

From a musical family, Kali Z. played piano, cello, flute, voice since early childhood in Paris and New York. She received degrees studying the music of Asia, Africa, 20th Century Europe and Jazz, and then traveled for fourteen years, living in sixteen countries: India (1981-83), Turkey (1976-77), Nepal, Morocco, Senegal, Zaire, Italy, Holland, France, Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland, Yugoslavia, Germany, Greece, Haiti and America, performing in many music festivals and concerts, national radio and TV, film soundtracks, and university programs. Kali's recording and performing associates include: Donald Rafael Garrett, Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris, Rashied Ali, William Parker, Oliver Lake, Joseph Jarman, Joe McPhee, Hamid Drake, Andrew Cyrille, Henry Grimes, Bobby Few, Roy Campbell, Warren Smith, Oscar Brown III, Sabir Mateen, and a great many others. Kali Z. led her ensemble playing her original compositions at New York’s Town Hall, Lincoln Center and Guggenheim Museum, The Museum of Modern Art in Paris, The Museum Theatre in Madras, India, The Boston Center for the Arts and thousands of other noted venues worldwide. She has recorded 15 albums as a leader. www.KALIMUSE.com

“Multi-instrumentalist improv-goddess Kali Z. brings it all full circle. This is truly wonderful music. Highest recommendation!" Jeff Gibson, OTHER MUSIC

“Calling Fasteau ‘a composer and multi-instrumentalist' is like calling Einstein ‘a clever little guy'". Richard Kadrey, The SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

Hilliard Greene has been performing music for more than 30 years and has been playing professionally over twenty. Greene studied at the University of Northern Iowa and Berklee College of Music .

Greene has performed/recorded with Jimmy Scott, serving as his Musical Director and with Cecil Taylor where he was Concert Master for his group “Phtongos”. He has also performed with many other great musicians. 7:00PM Cover $7 www.KALIMUSE.com

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